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Today in Phillies History for April 27th

Phillies' All-time Record for Today:

40 wins, 50 losses, and 0 ties (for a winning percentage of 44.4 percent)

It Happened on This Day in:

1929: Claude Willoughby serves up a home run to Dodger pitcher Clise Dudley on the first major-league pitch he sees, but Willoughby won the game 8-3. Phillies skipper Burt Shotton missed the game with a cold, so Fred Hunter filled in.
1988: Mike Schmidt breaks up a no-hit bid by Nolan Ryan with a one out single in the ninth. Two batters later, Lance Parrish ties the game with a 2-run double, but the Phils lose it in the 10th.
2003: Kevin Millwood holds San Francisco to no hits in a 1-0 Phillies win at the Vet. Ricky Ledee's home run was the only run of the game.

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1950: Traded Johnny Blatnik to St. Louis for Ken Johnson
1985: Traded Mike Diaz to Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for Steve Herz

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